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Exclusively for second year UoP undergraduates

The IBM mentoring scheme is designed to provide you with valuable insight into a career area that interests you. As a second-year undergraduate at the University of Portsmouth, you have the opportunity to develop your confidence and key skills to prepare you for your graduate career, regardless of degree discipline.

There is no other company like IBM and there is no business professional like the IBMer who are experts in technical and business fields. IBM creates advanced technology to change how clients work. And through them, IBMers change how the world works.


Applications now open!

Places are limited and this is a competitive process, completion of the application does not guarantee you a position.

Please note the closing date for applications is Sunday 19 November at midnight - applications will not be considered after this date.


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Quotes from previous IBM Career Mentoring Scheme participants

  • "It gave me valuable insight and information about the industry”
  • “There was an excellent understanding between us and we were able to develop an open and honest mentoring relationship. My mentor understood the pace that best suited me and I have found the scheme very beneficial in terms of the knowledge and growth I have acquired since then”
  • “As we were well matched we could talk about a lot more than I had originally planned. I feel I have gotten much more out of the programme”
  • “My mentor asked me what I wanted to learn and what experiences I was expecting to gain, I’m pleased to say all of my expectations were met”
  • “They were very supportive and understanding”